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Manager - LH Network Support

Moon Township, Pennsylvania
General Supply Chain & Logistics


Job Description

Requisition ID: 25736-339827
Auto req ID: 194537BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Management

Job Summary

Leads a team of Linehaul Specialists in the efficient management of the overall FedEx Ground (FXG) and FedEx SmartPost (FXSP) Linehaul Network. This includes the timely and efficient movement of trailers throughout the FXG and FXSP system to achieve maximum service and minimize Linehaul cost for the company.

Essential Functions

•Management responsibilities include, but are not limited to: hiring, terminations, coaching, skills development, recognition and rewards, performance management and staff productivity. •Plans, organizes, staffs, directs and controls the day-to-day operations of the department; develops and implements policies and programs as necessary. •Provides input on the department budget; ensures compliance and addresses variances to department budget. •Analyzes the master linehaul schedule and develops plans to maximize capacity, minimize partial trailer loads, and ensure service integrity. •Manages and coordinates transportation needs for the efficient movement of high profile customer accounts. •Monitors and gives direction to Linehaul Specialists in the investigation and reporting of schedule delays, accidents, equipment failures, and problems. •Oversees the coordination and management of carrier activities ensuring shipments are picked up, in-gated correctly at the rail yards and delivered to the final destination in accordance with the rail cutoff times and customer delivery requirements. •Participates in the development of annual strategic plans for support for peak volume. •Manages and analyzes hub and station volume projections to efficiently and cost effectively plan and schedule linehaul needs to ensure sufficient coverage across the network. •Communicates major issues known as Code Red to Senior Management.

Minimum Education

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics or related field required; in addition to Minimum Experience, high school diploma or GED and four (4) years experience in linehaul operations, Logistics, or related area is accepted in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience

•Five (5) years experience required in linehaul operations with at least two (2) of those years in Linehaul Network Planning and/or Linehaul Management or a related area.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

•Knowledge of concepts, practices, policies and procedures related to FedEx Ground Linehaul network. •Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications. •Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management. •Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve goals. •Ability to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions. •Ability to mentor, coach and act as a knowledge resource to direct reports. •Ability to work evenings and overnight required.

Other Job Description Information

Position can be domiciled in Pittsburgh, PA or Brookfield, WI

Shift - 2:00pm-11:30pm EST

% of Travel for the Position: 0%-25%
Address: 1000 FedEx Drive
City: Moon Township
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 15108
Domicile Location: P090

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

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